S Wessely

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome: identifying zebras amongst the horses
    Samuel B Harvey
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Med 7:58. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological debriefing is a waste of time
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:12-4. 2003
  3. pmc The life and death of Private Harry Farr
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:440-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "terrorism, trauma, and mass casualty triage"
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London Strand London WC2R 2LS, England
    Biosecur Bioterror 5:164-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue: symptom and syndrome
    S Wessely
    Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 134:838-43. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Essay Review. [Review of Lerner, Paul. Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890-1930. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2003]
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London E mail
    Hist Psychiatry 15:489-94. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint There is only one functional somatic syndrome
    Simon Wessely
    Department of Psychological Medicine, GKT School of Medicine, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:95-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint When being upset is not a mental health problem
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry 67:153-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Stability of recall of military hazards over time. Evidence from the Persian Gulf War of 1991
    S Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:314-22. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk, psychiatry and the military
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:459-66. 2005

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  1. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome: identifying zebras amongst the horses
    Samuel B Harvey
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Med 7:58. 2009
    ..See the associated research paper by Jones et al: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/7/57...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological debriefing is a waste of time
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:12-4. 2003
  3. pmc The life and death of Private Harry Farr
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:440-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "terrorism, trauma, and mass casualty triage"
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London Strand London WC2R 2LS, England
    Biosecur Bioterror 5:164-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue: symptom and syndrome
    S Wessely
    Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 134:838-43. 2001
    ..Interventions that address these general variables can be successful, and currently they are often more successful than interventions directed at specific causes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Essay Review. [Review of Lerner, Paul. Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890-1930. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2003]
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London E mail
    Hist Psychiatry 15:489-94. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint There is only one functional somatic syndrome
    Simon Wessely
    Department of Psychological Medicine, GKT School of Medicine, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:95-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint When being upset is not a mental health problem
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry 67:153-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Stability of recall of military hazards over time. Evidence from the Persian Gulf War of 1991
    S Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:314-22. 2003
    ..War time traumatic events are related to subsequent psychological and physical health, but quantifying the association is problematic. Memory changes over time and is influenced by psychological status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk, psychiatry and the military
    Simon Wessely
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:459-66. 2005
    ..However, the experiences of civilians in wartime or the military show that people are not intrinsically risk-averse, provided they can see purpose in accepting risk...
  11. pmc Introduction. The health of Gulf War veterans
    Simon Wessely
    King s College London King s Centre for Military Strand, London, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:531-2. 2006
  12. pmc Reflections on Gulf War illness
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:721-30. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for continued illness among Gulf War veterans: a cohort study
    M Hotopf
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London
    Psychol Med 34:747-54. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Multiple chemical sensitivity and chronic fatigue syndrome in British Gulf War veterans
    S Reid
    Academic Department of Psychiatry, Guy's King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:604-9. 2001
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Smoking among males in the UK Armed Forces: changes over a seven year period
    N T Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
    Prev Med 50:282-4. 2010
    ..We assessed socio-demographic and military factors associated with smoking among males in the UK Armed Forces; made comparisons with the general population; and, tested the hypothesis that smoking has declined in the Armed Forces...
  16. pmc Chronic fatigue in general practice: is counselling as good as cognitive behaviour therapy? A UK randomised trial
    L Ridsdale
    Department of General Practice, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:19-24. 2001
    ..With usual medical management the majority of patients report that their symptoms persist and become chronic. There is little evidence for the effectiveness of any fatigue management in primary care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is there a Gulf War syndrome?
    K Ismail
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 353:179-82. 1999
    ..We investigated whether the pattern of symptom reporting by veterans of the Gulf War differed from that in active servicemen who had not fought in the Gulf War or who had fought in other conflicts...
  18. doi request reprint Violent behaviour in U.K. military personnel returning home after deployment
    D MacManus
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 42:1663-73. 2012
    ..K. military personnel following homecoming from deployment in Iraq and to examine the impact of deployment-related experiences, such as combat trauma, on violence, and the role of sociodemographics and pre-enlistment antisocial behaviour...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome and related disorders in UK veterans of the Gulf War 1990-1991: results from a two-phase cohort study
    K Ismail
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:953-61. 2008
    ..The aim was to determine the prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia in UK military personnel after the Gulf War 1990-1991...
  20. pmc Medical downgrading, self-perception of health, and psychological symptoms in the British Armed Forces
    R J Rona
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:250-4. 2006
    ..To investigate the contribution of psychological symptoms to limited employability for medical reasons in the British Armed Forces...
  21. ncbi request reprint Screening for physical and psychological illness in the British Armed Forces: III: The value of a questionnaire to assist a Medical Officer to decide who needs help
    R J Rona
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School Medicine, London
    J Med Screen 11:158-61. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Symptoms of post-concussional syndrome are non-specifically related to mild traumatic brain injury in UK Armed Forces personnel on return from deployment in Iraq: an analysis of self-reported data
    N T Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, WestonEducation Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:1379-87. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Why do children have chronic abdominal pain, and what happens to them when they grow up? Population based cohort study
    M Hotopf
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry and Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    BMJ 316:1196-200. 1998
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The health effects of peace-keeping in the UK Armed Forces: Bosnia 1992-1996. Predictors of psychological symptoms
    M Hotopf
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London
    Psychol Med 33:155-62. 2003
    ..Peace-keeping duties are associated with unique stresses for military personnel. There have been few reports on the effects of peace-keeping on psychological health...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and developmental antecedents of chest pain in young adults
    M Hotopf
    Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 61:861-7. 1999
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationships among chest pain, psychiatric disorder, and early experience of ill health...
  26. pmc The relationship between prior psychiatric disorder and chronic fatigue: evidence from a national birth cohort study
    S B Harvey
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:933-40. 2008
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that individuals with self-reported CFS/ME have increased levels of psychiatric disorder prior to the onset of their fatigue symptoms...
  27. pmc Role of vaccinations as risk factors for ill health in veterans of the Gulf war: cross sectional study
    M Hotopf
    Gulf War Research Unit, Guy s, King s College, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College London, London SE5 8AZ
    BMJ 320:1363-7. 2000
    ..To test the hypothesis that such ill health is limited to military personnel who received multiple vaccines during deployment and that pesticide use modifies any effect...
  28. doi request reprint Factors associated with acute fatigue in primary care
    T Chalder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:1289-95. 2010
    ..To examine the role of psychological distress, negative life events, social support and lack of fitness (using breathlessness on exertion as a proxy) in the development of new onset fatigue in a primary care population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is "somatisation" a defense against the acknowledgment of psychiatric disorder?
    M Hotopf
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:119-24. 2001
    ..To determine whether experiencing physical symptoms is associated with a denial of psychological distress in individuals with probable psychiatric disorder...
  30. ncbi request reprint Childhood risk factors for adults with medically unexplained symptoms: results from a national birth cohort study
    M Hotopf
    Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1796-800. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the prior experience of physical illness in childhood is associated with later experience of medically unexplained symptoms...
  31. doi request reprint Mental health and health service use among post-national service veterans: results from the 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of England
    C Woodhead
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 41:363-72. 2011
    ..There is concern surrounding the psychological health and uptake of treatment services among veterans of the UK Armed Forces...
  32. ncbi request reprint Screening for physical and psychological illness in the British Armed Forces: II: Barriers to screening--learning from the opinions of Service personnel
    C French
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School Medicine, London
    J Med Screen 11:153-7. 2004
    ..To identify any potential barriers to the effectiveness of a military health screening programme based on the beliefs of British Service personnel...
  33. doi request reprint How do experiences in Iraq affect alcohol use among male UK armed forces personnel?
    T Browne
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:628-33. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Mental health among commando, airborne and other UK infantry personnel
    J Sundin
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:552-9. 2010
    ..Despite having high levels of combat exposure, commando and airborne forces may be at less risk of mental ill-health than other troops...
  35. ncbi request reprint Temporal relationships between physical symptoms and psychiatric disorder. Results from a national birth cohort
    M Hotopf
    Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Br J Psychiatry 173:255-61. 1998
    ..Physical symptoms and psychiatric disorder are associated. We aimed to investigate which comes first...
  36. pmc Medically unexplained symptoms in frequent attenders of secondary health care: retrospective cohort study
    S Reid
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s College, and St Thomas s Hospital School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    BMJ 322:767. 2001
    ..To estimate the prevalence of medically unexplained symptoms in patients who most frequently attend outpatient services...
  37. doi request reprint An evaluation of stress education in the Royal Navy
    N Greenberg
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:20-4. 2009
    ..Psychoeducational programmes aim to reduce the morbidity associated with exposure to stressful events. Although they are widely used, there are conflicting views as to how or why they might be effective...
  38. pmc Risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder among UK Armed Forces personnel
    A C Iversen
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:511-22. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in a fatigued population in primary care following a randomized controlled trial
    T Chalder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London
    Psychol Med 33:283-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine factors that predicted outcome in a chronically fatigued group of patients who were randomized to cognitive behaviour therapy or counselling in primary care...
  40. doi request reprint Is previous psychological health associated with the likelihood of Iraq War deployment? An investigation of the "healthy warrior effect"
    Jennifer Wilson
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1362-9. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated a small "healthy warrior effect"; persons with better psychological health had a higher chance of being deployed, even after adjustment for predeployment medical fitness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with heavy alcohol consumption in the U.K. armed forces: data from a health survey of Gulf, Bosnia, and era veterans
    Amy Iversen
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, 3rd Floor, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London, UK
    Mil Med 172:956-61. 2007
    ..Little is known about the patterns of alcohol use in the U.K. Armed Forces or the factors associated with heavy drinking...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning and disturbances of mood in UK veterans of the Persian Gulf War: a comparative study
    A S David
    Gulf War Illnesses Research Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College and Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Psychol Med 32:1357-70. 2002
    ..Complaints of poor memory and concentration are common in veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War as are other symptoms. Despite a large research effort, such symptoms remain largely unexplained...
  43. pmc Epidemiology of chronic fatigue syndrome and self reported myalgic encephalomyelitis in 5-15 year olds: cross sectional study
    T Chalder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London SE5 8AZ
    BMJ 327:654-5. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Searching for a Gulf War syndrome using cluster analysis
    B Everitt
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London
    Psychol Med 32:1371-8. 2002
    ..Gulf veterans report medically unexplained symptoms more frequently than non-Gulf veterans did. We examined whether Gulf and non-Gulf veterans could be distinguished by their patterns of symptom reporting...
  45. pmc Reported chemical sensitivities in a health survey of United Kingdom military personnel
    S Reid
    Gulf War Illnesses Research Unit, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:196-8. 2002
    ..To report the prevalence of self reported chemical sensitivities in three cohorts of United Kingdom service personnel...
  46. doi request reprint The subjective utility of early psychosocial interventions following combat deployment
    N Jones
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:102-7. 2011
    ..Decompression comprises welfare activities, such as contacting home, beach events, social events, psycho-educational briefings and controlled re-introduction to alcohol...
  47. doi request reprint A clinical follow-up study of reserve forces personnel treated for mental health problems following demobilisation
    N Jones
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Ment Health 20:136-45. 2011
    ..The Reserves Mental Health Programme (RMHP) provides a clinical service for members of the United Kingdom's Reserve Forces deployed to combat operations since 2003...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of medical care in chronic fatigue syndrome
    A Deale
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, Kings College, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 52:1859-64. 2001
    ..The findings suggest a need for better communication and better education of doctors in the diagnosis and management of CFS...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of neuromuscular symptoms in UK Gulf War veterans: a controlled study
    M R Rose
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Neurology 63:1681-7. 2004
    ....
  50. doi request reprint PTSD after deployment to Iraq: conflicting rates, conflicting claims
    J Sundin
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:367-82. 2010
    ..In this review prevalence estimates of PTSD are summarized and discrepancies are discussed in relation to methodological differences between studies...
  51. pmc Diagnosis of psychiatric disorder in clinical evaluation of chronic fatigue syndrome
    A Deale
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 93:310-2. 2000
    ..We advise doctors to focus on subtle features that discriminate between disorders and to use a brief screening instrument such as the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale...
  52. doi request reprint Stigma and mental health in the Royal Navy: a mixed methods paper
    Victoria Langston
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
    J Ment Health 19:8-16. 2010
    ..US research suggests that military personnel suffering from mental health problems are reluctant to seek help because of stigma...
  53. ncbi request reprint Women in the Persian Gulf: lack of gender differences in long-term health effects of service in United Kingdom Armed Forces in the 1991 Persian Gulf War
    Catherine Unwin
    Gulf War Research Unit, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Mil Med 167:406-13. 2002
    ..Nothing was found to suggest that, other than for gender-specific health effects, any special considerations need to be made on health grounds for service women in any future deployments...
  54. ncbi request reprint Explanations for the increase in mental health problems in UK reserve forces who have served in Iraq
    Tess Browne
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:484-9. 2007
    ..Deployment to the 2003 Iraq War was associated with ill health in reserve armed forces personnel...
  55. doi request reprint Iraq and Afghanistan veteran presentations to combat stress, since 2003
    L A van Hoorn
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 9RW, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:238-41. 2013
    ..Since 2003, service users have included veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts; however, their pattern of help-seeking has not been evaluated...
  56. doi request reprint Unit cohesion and mental health in the UK armed forces
    J du Preez
    School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:47-53. 2012
    ..Unit cohesion is recognized as a potentially modifiable factor in the aetiology of mental illness among military personnel...
  57. pmc The injured mind in the UK Armed Forces
    N Greenberg
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:261-7. 2011
    ..The paper will also consider some of the strategies that today's Armed Forces have put in place to mitigate the effects of sending military personnel into danger...
  58. ncbi request reprint Urinary free cortisol in chronic fatigue syndrome
    A J Cleare
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 158:641-3. 2001
    ..The authors measured 24-hour urinary free cortisol in a group of well-characterized patients with chronic fatigue syndrome...
  59. ncbi request reprint Skin disease in Gulf war veterans
    E M Higgins
    Dermatology Department, King s College Hospital, London, and Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School, London, UK
    QJM 95:671-6. 2002
    ..Aim: To compare the nature and prevalence of skin disease in UK Gulf veterans with non-Gulf veterans, and to assess whether skin disease is associated with disability...
  60. doi request reprint Psycho-educational interventions designed to prevent deployment-related psychological ill-health in Armed Forces personnel: a review
    K Mulligan
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health ACDMH, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 41:673-86. 2011
    ..Method: A search of Medline, PsycINFO and EMBASE was conducted, bibliographies of retrieved articles were searched and experts in the field were consulted...
  61. ncbi request reprint The operational mental health consequences of deployment to Iraq for UK Forces
    N Jones
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, King s College, London SE5 9RJ
    J R Army Med Corps 154:102-6. 2008
    ....
  62. doi request reprint The acceptability of 'Trauma Risk Management' within the UK Armed Forces
    N Greenberg
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:184-9. 2011
    ..Trauma-support programmes may benefit employees of organizations that routinely expose their staff to traumatic events. However, in order for such programmes to be effective, staff need to find them acceptable...
  63. ncbi request reprint The health effects of peacekeeping (Bosnia, 1992-1996): a cross-sectional study--comparison with nondeployed military personnel
    Matthew Hotopf
    Gulf War Research Unit, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Mil Med 168:408-13. 2003
    ..Our goal was to test the hypothesis that United Kingdom soldiers who were deployed to Bosnia had worse health than a nondeployed control group...
  64. ncbi request reprint War pensions (1900-1945): changing models of psychological understanding
    Edgar Jones
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:374-9. 2002
    ..In 1939 official attitudes hardened and it is commonly stated that few pensions were awarded for post-combat syndromes...
  65. doi request reprint A systematic review of chronic fatigue, its syndromes and ethnicity: prevalence, severity, co-morbidity and coping
    Sokratis Dinos
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1554-70. 2009
    ..If there are convincing differences in prevalence and risk factors across all or some ethnic groups, investigating the causes of these can help unravel the pathophysiology of CFS...
  66. pmc Cognitive behaviour therapy in chronic fatigue syndrome
    S Butler
    Department of Psychiatry, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 54:153-8. 1991
    ..It is also suggested that advice currently offered to chronic patients, to avoid physical and mental activity, is counterproductive...
  67. doi request reprint Impact of exposure to combat during deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan on mental health by gender
    C Woodhead
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 42:1985-96. 2012
    ..Little is known about experiences women have had on these deployments, or whether men and women respond differently to combat exposure...
  68. doi request reprint Does hypocortisolism predict a poor response to cognitive behavioural therapy in chronic fatigue syndrome?
    A D L Roberts
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:515-22. 2010
    ..The clinical significance of this is unclear. We aimed to determine whether hypocortisolism exerted any effect on the response of CFS to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)...
  69. doi request reprint A US-UK comparison of health in 1990-1991 Gulf War veterans
    K Ismail
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9AZ, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:483-9. 2011
    ..UK and US military personnel appear to have different health profiles yet direct comparisons of health status and deployment exposures between US and UK military populations have never been performed...
  70. doi request reprint Psychological effects of chemical weapons: a follow-up study of First World War veterans
    E Jones
    Institute of Psychiatry and King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:1419-26. 2008
    ..This had been recognized during the First World War when it was shown that the symptoms of stress mimicked those of mild exposure to gas. Debate about long-term effects followed the suggestion that gassing triggered latent tuberculosis...
  71. pmc Psychological treatment outcomes in routine NHS services: a commentary on Stiles et al. (2007)
    D M Clark
    Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:629-34. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Frequent attenders in secondary care: a 3-year follow-up study of patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    S Reid
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, GKT School of Medicine, and Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Psychol Med 33:519-24. 2003
    ..There are few longitudinal studies of patients with medically unexplained symptoms. The aim of this study was to investigate outcome in frequent attenders in secondary care who present repeatedly with medically unexplained symptoms...
  73. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions for somatic sensations in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and their partners
    J A Butler
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Maudsley Hospital, London
    Psychol Med 31:97-105. 2001
    ..A tendency to make somatic attributions in general may be a vulnerability factor for the development of CFS...
  74. pmc Screening for depleted uranium in the United Kingdom armed forces: who wants it and why?
    Neil Greenberg
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, New Medical School, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:558-61. 2004
    ..This study aimed to find out the characteristics and possible exposures to DU for those personnel who desire DU screening...
  75. ncbi request reprint Screening for vulnerability to psychological disorders in the military: an historical survey
    E Jones
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 BAZ, UK
    J Med Screen 10:40-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate attempts in the military to screen for vulnerability to psychological disorders from World War I to the present...
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fatigue following the onset of infectious mononucleosis
    B Candy
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Public Health Laboratory and Medical Microbiology, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Psychol Med 33:847-55. 2003
    ..This study explored immunological, endocrine, behavioural and cognitive responses to the acute illness and assessed which components of these groups of risk factors predicted a chronic course...
  77. ncbi request reprint Flashbacks and post-traumatic stress disorder: the genesis of a 20th-century diagnosis
    Edgar Jones
    Department of Psychological Medicine, GKT School of Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:158-63. 2003
    ..Others have suggested that PTSD is a novel presentation that has resulted from a modern interaction between trauma and culture...
  78. doi request reprint Does prior psychological health influence recall of military experiences? a prospective study
    Jennifer Wilson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
    J Trauma Stress 21:385-93. 2008
    ..With the exception of intrusive thoughts, there is insufficient evidence to suggest predeployment psychological status would be useful in correcting for recall bias in subsequent cross-sectional studies...
  79. doi request reprint What explains post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in UK service personnel: deployment or something else?
    M Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:1703-12. 2013
    ..The lack of a deployment effect might be explained by including, in the comparison group, personnel deployed on other operations or who have experienced traumatic stressors unrelated to deployment...
  80. ncbi request reprint How many functional somatic syndromes?
    C Nimnuan
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, 103 Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 51:549-57. 2001
    ..The purpose of this paper is to establish whether these 13 different syndromes are discrete entities...
  81. ncbi request reprint Screening for physical and psychological illness in the British Armed Forces: I: The acceptability of the programme
    R J Rona
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School Medicine, London
    J Med Screen 11:148-52. 2004
    ..To assess the response to a self-administered questionnaire and attendance of a medical centre for physical and psychological health screening...
  82. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiologic analysis of neuromuscular symptoms in UK Gulf War veterans: a controlled study
    M K Sharief
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Neurology 59:1518-25. 2002
    ..UK veterans who were deployed to the Gulf in 1990 to 1991 reported higher prevalence of neuromuscular symptoms...
  83. pmc Are investigations anxiolytic or anxiogenic? A randomised controlled trial of neuroimaging to provide reassurance in chronic daily headache
    L Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1558-64. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioural therapy in addition to antispasmodic therapy for irritable bowel syndrome in primary care: randomised controlled trial
    T M Kennedy
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-67. 2006
    ..To determine whether cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in addition to antispasmodic treatment offers a cost-effective benefit to primary care patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and to identify predictors of outcome...
  85. ncbi request reprint Peer responses to perceived stress in the Royal Navy
    Neil Greenberg
    KCMHR, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:424-9. 2007
    ..It follows that the Armed Forces need to consider how best to address and prevent trauma-related problems both from duty of care and organizational effectiveness viewpoints...
  86. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained symptoms: an epidemiological study in seven specialities
    C Nimnuan
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, 103 Denmark Hill, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychosom Res 51:361-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Medically unexplained symptoms are common across general/internal medicine and represent the most common diagnosis in some specialities. Medical behavior, training, and management need to take this into account...
  87. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of cognitive behavior therapy versus relaxation therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome: a 5-year follow-up study
    A Deale
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 158:2038-42. 2001
    ..This study evaluated the long-term outcome of cognitive behavior therapy versus relaxation therapy for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome...
  88. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric battle casualties: an intra- and interwar comparison
    E Jones
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College Medical School, London
    Br J Psychiatry 178:242-7. 2001
    ..Today, as a result of lessons learned in the First and Second World Wars, numbers can be predicted on the basis of battle intensity and effective clinical interventions applied...
  89. ncbi request reprint Transition back into civilian life: a study of personnel leaving the U.K. armed forces via "military prison"
    Lauren van Staden
    King s College London, Western Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, SE5 9RJ, UK
    Mil Med 172:925-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the factors associated with poor outcomes for personnel leaving the United Kingdom Armed Forces early...
  90. pmc Post-combat syndromes from the Boer war to the Gulf war: a cluster analysis of their nature and attribution
    Edgar Jones
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London SE5 8AZ
    BMJ 324:321-4. 2002
    ..To discover whether post-combat syndromes have existed after modern wars and what relation they bear to each other...
  91. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol response to awakening in chronic fatigue syndrome
    Amanda D L Roberts
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:136-41. 2004
    ..The results of this test correlate closely with those of more invasive dynamic tests reported in the literature; furthermore, it can be undertaken in a naturalistic setting...
  92. ncbi request reprint Is there an Iraq war syndrome? Comparison of the health of UK service personnel after the Gulf and Iraq wars
    Oded Horn
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Lancet 367:1742-6. 2006
    ..UK armed forces personnel who took part in the 1991 Gulf war experienced an increase in symptomatic ill health, colloquially known as Gulf war syndrome. Speculation about an Iraq war syndrome has already started...
  93. ncbi request reprint Is the increased reporting of symptomatic ill health in Gulf War veterans related to how one asks the question?
    Dominic Murphy
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:181-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to determine if a GW health effect persisted when the same questions were asked in a "non-GW" context...
  94. ncbi request reprint The London attacks--aftermath: Victimhood and resilience
    Simon Wessely
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    N Engl J Med 353:548-50. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint Serving in Bosnia made me appreciate living in Bristol: stressful experiences, attitudes, and psychological needs of members of the United Kingdom Armed Forces
    Samantha Thomas
    Department of War Studies, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Mil Med 171:376-80. 2006
    ..quot; Respondents' opinions about the peacekeeping experience vary greatly. Additional training addressing and exploring potential conflicts between the traditional role of the soldier and the role of the peacekeeper may be useful...
  96. ncbi request reprint The neuroendocrinology of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia
    A J Parker
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Psychol Med 31:1331-45. 2001
    ..Longitudinal studies of populations at risk for CFS will help to resolve these issues...
  97. ncbi request reprint Unloading the trunk: neurasthenia, CFS and race
    A Luthra
    King s College School of Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:2363-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to act as a starting point for a debate on race and CFS...
  98. pmc Prevalence of Gulf war veterans who believe they have Gulf war syndrome: questionnaire study
    T Chalder
    Gulf War Research Unit, Guy s King s College, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    BMJ 323:473-6. 2001
    ....
  99. pmc Occupational risk factors for ill health in Gulf veterans of the United Kingdom
    K Ismail
    Gulf War Illness Research Unit, Guy s King s and St Thomas Medical School, Denmark Hill Campus, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:834-8. 2000
    ....
  100. pmc Medically unexplained symptoms: exacerbating factors in the doctor-patient encounter
    L A Page
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:223-7. 2003
  101. doi request reprint 'Physical or psychological?'- a comparative study of causal attribution for chronic fatigue in Brazilian and British primary care patients
    H J Cho
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:34-41. 2008
    ..Causal attribution influences symptom experience, help-seeking behaviour and prognosis in chronic fatigue syndrome. We compared causal attribution of patients with unexplained chronic fatigue (UCF) in Brazil and Britain...